“Make Every Day Your Masterpiece!”

By Marshall Goldsmith Coaching | December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is a great quote by John Wooden, one of the most loved and respected coaches of all time. Let’s think about it. How does it apply to triggers? If every day were our masterpiece, we would undoubtedly be very aware of our environment. As masters of our days, what if we could control our…

A Valuable Lesson in Gratitude

By Marshall Goldsmith Coaching | November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

I love my job! The only tough part of my profession is that I travel constantly. On American Airlines alone, I have over 11 million frequent flyer miles! Have you ever seen the movie Up in the Air, starring George Clooney?  If you have, you will know what this means – I have the card!…

7 Steps to Boost Your Confidence as a Leader

By Marshall Goldsmith Coaching | November 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

For many leaders, especially those just starting out, exhibiting confidence and strength in their role as leader is something that they often tell me they would like to develop. They know, and rightly so, that self-confidence and self-esteem are important qualities of great leaders. Following are seven simple suggestions that I give leaders and potential…

Why Do We Resist Change?

By Marshall Goldsmith Coaching | November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Because we’re deluded! We all delude ourselves about our achievements, our status, and our contributions. We Overestimate our contribution to a project; Have an elevated opinion of our professional skills and standing among our peers; Exaggerate our project’s impact on profitability by discounting real and hidden costs. Many of our delusions come from our association…

How Successful People Set Goals and Follow Through

By Marshall Goldsmith Coaching | November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The typical advertisement or “infomercial” – designed to help people “get in shape” – provides a great example of what not to do in goal-setting. The message is almost always the same, “For an ‘incredibly small’ amount of money – you can buy a ‘revolutionary’ product – that is ‘unbelievably easy’ and ‘fun to use’.…

20 Behaviors Even the Most Successful People Need to Stop

By Marshall Goldsmith Coaching | October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

As a 10-year board member of the Peter Drucker Foundation, I had many opportunities to listen to Peter Drucker, the world’s authority on management. During this time, Peter taught me some very important lessons about life and leadership. One of the greatest lessons he taught me is this: “We spend a lot of time helping…

8 Things Successful Leaders Do

By Marshall Goldsmith Coaching | September 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Being successful as a leader can be hard. As demands on leaders increase, there is less time to focus on making the changes you need to make to do the job successfully. It’s a significant challenge to overcome because as more is expected of you, you find you have less time for development, and yet,…

Teaching Leaders What To Stop: 7. “That Is Great, BUT…”

By Marshall Goldsmith Coaching | June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Teaching Leaders What To Stop: 6. “No, But, However”

By Marshall Goldsmith Coaching | June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Teaching Leaders What To Stop: 5. Making Destructive Comments

By Marshall Goldsmith Coaching | June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments